תחילת דף אינטרנט, לחץ אנטר כדי לעבור לאזור תוכן מרכזי

Prof. Faisal Azaiza (PhD)

Dean Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences

azaiza@univ.haifa.ac.il

Phone: +97248249950

Office: Eshkol Building, Floor 7, Room 702

Reception hours: By appointment

CV File

School of Social Work

Professor Faisal Azaiza is the Dean of Faculty for Social Welfare and Health Sciences at the University of Haifa. Professor Azaiza has been a full professor since 2011 and headed the School of Social Work at the University for five years. Most recently, he served as the Deputy Chairman of the Planning and Budget Committee for the Council on Higher Education in Israel, and previously served as Mayor of his hometown, Daburriya, in northern Israel; in addition, he acted as Head of the Directorate for the Association of Community Centers in Israel from 2001 to 2003 and as Head of the Directorate for the Arab Israeli Bank from 2007 to 2015. Between 2002 and 2009, he served as Head of the Jewish-Arab Center at the University of Haifa as well. Throughout his professional life, Professor Azaiza has dedicated himself to the welfare and health concerns of the Arab community in Israel. His work addresses social problems from an evidence-based perspective, and he works to produce action-oriented research that offers solutions to challenges faced by the Arab community, as well as global challenges to education and social work. His research and publications include Jewish-Arab relations in Israel, especially in the educational contexts, as well as welfare and health of the Arab population in Israel in terms of social needs, health problems, and service delivery systems. 

Professor Azaiza received his M.S.W. and Ph.D. from the Baerwald School of Social Work and the School of Public Health at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a post-doctorate at the London School of Economics.  

PUBLICATIONS

Note: For joint publications, the order of the listed authors appears according to their relative contribution unless otherwise specified. 

      

  1. D. Dissertation

 

Patterns of Breastfeeding and Family Planning Behavior among Israeli Arab Village Women (Research conducted over one year)

Baerwald School of Social Work

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Supervisors:      Prof. Chava Palti & Prof. Yona Rosenfeld

Date:                 1992   

Language:         Hebrew

No. of pages:    170

Related Publications: D ‎3, ‎4‎11

  1. Scientific Books (Refereed)

 

Authored Books-Published

 

  1. Arar, K., Shapira, T., Azaiza, F., & Hertz-Lazarowitz, R (2013). Arab Women in Management and Leadership. New York: Palgrave-McMillan (143 pages).

 

 

Edited Books - Published

  1. Rahav, G., Wozner, Y., Azaiza, F. & Wander-Schwartz, M. (Eds.) (2007). Youth in Israel, 2005. Tel-Aviv: Ramot (Hebrew, 250 pages).
  1. Ghanem, A., & Azaiza, F. (Eds.) (2008). Can the Crisis be Overcome? Arab Local Government in Israel at the Beginning of the 21st Century. Jerusalem: Carmel (Hebrew, 238 pages)
  1. Azaiza, F. Abu-Baker, K., Hertz-Lazarowitz, R. & Ghanem, A. (2009). Arab Women in Israel: Current Status and Future Trends. Tel-Aviv: Ramot (Hebrew, 341 pages).
  1. Azaiza, F., Nachmias, N. & Cohen, M. (2010). Welfare, Health and Education Services in Times of Crisis. Haifa: Pardes (Hebrew, 299 pages).
  1. Ghanem, A., & Azaiza, F. (Eds.) (2008). Can the Crisis be Overcome? Arab Local Government in Israel at the Beginning of the 21st Century. Ibn Khaldun Organization (Arabic, 237 pages)
  1. Monographs

None

  1. Articles in Refereed Journals

Impact factors listed where applicable, based on 2009 JCR

 

# symbol denotes and integrative paper

 

Published

1.        Weihl, H., Azaiza, F., King, Y. & Goldsher, E. (1988). Housing conditions and family life of rural Arab elderly in Israel. Gerontologia, 40, 7-20 (in Hebrew). 

 

2.             Ben Ari, A. & Azaiza, F. (1995). Associated meanings of the concept ‘self-help’: A comparison between Jewish and Arab populations living in Israel. Social Development Issues, 17 (2/3), 127-140.

3.             Azaiza, F. (1995). Patterns of breastfeeding among rural Moslem women in Israel; A descriptive account. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences, 31 (7), 411-417.

4.             Azaiza, F. (1996). Breastfeeding, contraception among rural Moslem women in Israel. Society and Welfare, 16 (2), 217-234 (in Hebrew).

5.             Ben Ari, A. & Azaiza, F. (1996). Self-help within minority communities: The case of Arab Palestinians in East Jerusalem. International Journal of Group Tensions, 26 (4), 225-237.

 

6.             Ben Ari, A. & Azaiza, F. (1996). Minority group membership and perceptions of self-help: Evidence from Israel. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 16, 131-140. IF: 0.606.

7.             Ben Ari, A. & Azaiza, F. (1996). Associated meanings of the concept “self-help” among Israeli professionals in the helping professions. Social Work with Groups, 19 (2), 67-80.

8.              a   Azaiza, F. & Brodsky, J. (1996).Changes in the Arab world & the development of services for   Arab elderly in Israel during the last decade. Journal of Gerontological Social Work 27 (1/2), 37-53.

          b. Azaiza, F. & Brodsky, J. (1995). Changes in the Arab family and the development of services for Arab elderly in Israel during the last decade. Gerontologia, 70, 69-80 (in Hebrew).

9.             Azaiza, F. (1996). Family planning among rural Moslem women in Israel. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 27 (3), 559-568. IF: 0.265.

10.         Lavee, Y., Ben David, A., & Azaiza, F. (1997). Israeli and Palestinian families in the peace process: Sources of stress and response patterns.  Family Process. 36, 247-263. IF: 1.275.

 

11.         Azaiza, F. & Palti, H. (1997). Determinants of breastfeeding among rural Moslem women in Israel. Families, Systems and Health, 15 (2), 203-211.

12.         Azaiza, F. & Ben Ari, A. (1997).Minority adolescents’ future orientation: The case of Arabs living in Israel. International Journal of Group Tensions, 27(1), 43-57.

 

13.         Azaiza, F. & Ben Ari, A. (1997). Knowledge of & attitudes to AIDS among Arab professionals in Israel. International Social Work, 40 (3), 327-340. IF: 0.458.

 

14.         Azaiza, F. (1997). Variables affecting pregnancy within six months of last delivery among rural Moslem women in Israel. Social Development Issues. 19 (1), 86-97.

 

15.         Azaiza, F. (1997) Contraceptive utilization: Profile of the Moslem Arab woman in rural Israel. Scandinavian Journal of Social Welfare, 6, 317-324.  (now the International Journal of Social Welfare, IF 0.494).

 

16.         Ben Ari, A. & Azaiza, F. (1998). Commitment among Arab adolescents in Israel. Journal of Social Psychology, 138 (5), 655-660.  IF: 0.459.

 

17.         Azaiza, F. & Ben Ari, A. (1998). Self perception of minority group adolescents: The experience of Arabs living in Israel. Scandinavian Journal of Social Welfare, 7, 236-243. IF: 0.494.

18.         Azaiza, F. & Ben Ari, A. (1998). The self help concept among Arab Professionals in Israel.  International Social Work, 41 (4), 417-430. IF: 0.458.

 

19.          a. Azaiza, F., & Lowentein, A. & Brodsky, J. (1999).  Institutionalization for Elderly is a Novel Phenomenon among the Arab Population in Israel. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 31, 3/4, 65-85.

           b.   Azaiza, F., Lowenstein, A. & Brodsky, J. (2001).  Institutionalization for Elderly is a Novel Phenomenon Among the Arab Population in Israel. Gerontologia, 28 (1), 77-92 (in Hebrew).

20.         Eisikovitz, Z., Griffel, A., Grinstein, M., & Azaiza, F. (2000).  Attitudes of Israeli Arab social workers concerning woman battering: The relationship between responsibility, societal reaction and legitimization of violence. Journal of Social Service Research, 26 (3), 23-47.  IF: 0.455.

21.          a.   Schwartz, C. Duvdevany, I., & Azaiza, F. (2002).  Working with families whose children have disabilities: Service provision by Jewish and Arab Israeli Social Workers.  International Social Work, 45 (3), 353-373. IF: 0.331.

           b.   Schwartz, C., Duvdevany, I. and Azaiza, F. (2001). Jewish and Arab Israeli social workers working with families whose children have disabilities: Characteristics and professional perceptions. Social Security ,61, 62-79.(in Hebrew)

22.         Azaiza, F. & Ben-Ari, A. (2002).  Knowledge and attitudes towards AIDS: A comparison between Arab and Jewish professionals living in Israel. International Journal of Social Welfare, 11, 331-339. IF: 0.494.

23.         Ben Ari, A. & Azaiza, F. (2003). Effectiveness of helplines among socio-political minorities: A view from both sides of the line. Families in Society, 84(3), 417-422. IF: 0.317.

 

24.         Azaiza, F., & Brodsky, J. (2003) The aging of Israel’s Arab population: Needs, existing responses, and dilemmas in the development of services for a society in transition. The Israel Medical Association Journal, 5, 383-386.

25.         Azaiza, F. (2004) Patterns of labor division among Palestinian families in the West Bank. Global Development Studies, 3, 201-220.

 

26.         Azaiza, F. (2005) Meanings of the concept ‘self-help’ among Jewish and Arab students living in Israel. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 11, 23-35.

 

27.         Azaiza, F. (2005) Parent-child relationships as perceived by Arab adolescents living in Israel. International Journal of Social Welfare, 14, 297-304. IF: 0.494.

 

28.         Cohen, M. & Azaiza, F. (2005). Early breast cancer detection practices, health beliefs and cancer worries in Jewish and Arab women. Preventive Medicine, 41, 852-858. IF: 3.172.

29.         Rimmerman, A., Araten-Bergman, T., Avrami, S. & Azaiza, F (2005). Israel’s Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities Law: Current Status and Future Directions. Disability Studies Quarterly, 25 (4).

30.         Azaiza, F. (2006) Adolescent girls in distress: views from Arab female adolescents living in Israel. International Social Work, 49, 188-197 (Hebrew version, E 1). IF: 0.458.

31.         Azaiza, F., Rimmerman, A., Araten-Bergman, T. & Naon, D. (2006) Consideration of Out-of-Home Placement among Israeli Jewish and Arab Parents of Children with Disabilities. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 29 (2), 113-116. IF: 0.358.

 

32.         Azaiza, F. & Cohen, M. (2006). Health beliefs and attendance for early breast cancer detection among Arab women. Journal of Women’s Health, 15 (5), 520-530. IF: 1.770.

 

33.         Latzer, Y., Tzischinsky, O, and Azaiza, F. (2007). Disordered eating related behaviors among Arab schoolgirls in Israel: An epidemiological study. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40 (3), 263-270.  IF: 2.797.

 

34.         Schaedel, B., & Azaiza, F (2007). Israeli Educators in a Multi-Cultural Community: Jewish and Arab Encounters and Transformations. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 6 (7), 95-108.

35.         Mor-Sommerfeld, A., Azaiza, F. & Hertz-Lazarowitz, R. (2007). Into the Future: Towards Bilingual Education in Israel. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2(1), 5-22.

36.         Rimmerman, A., Yurkevich, O., Birger, M., Azaiza, F., & Elyashar, S. (2007). Quality of Life of Israeli Adults with Borderline Intelligence Quotient and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 30, 55-60. IF: 0.358.

37.         Svirsky, M., Mor-Sommerfeld, A., Azaiza, F., & Hertz-Lazarowitz, R. (2007). Bilingual Education and Practical Interculturalism in Israel: The case of the Galilee. Discourse of Sociological Practice, 8 (1), 55-80.

38.          Cohen, M., & Azaiza, F. (2007). Health-promoting Behaviors and Health Locus of Control from a Multicultural Perspective. Ethnicity & Disease, 17(4), 636–642. IF: 0.870.

39.          Azaiza, F., Shoham, M., Bar-Hamburger, R., & Abu-Asba, K. (2007) Psychoactive Substance Use among Arab Adolescent Dropouts in Israel. Mifgash, 26 (December), 26-46 (Hebrew).

40.          Shaedel, B., Hertz-Lazarowitz, R., & Azaiza, F. (2007). Mothers as Educators: the empowerment of rural Muslim women in Israel and their role in advancing the literacy development of their children. International Journal about Parents in Education, 1(0), 272-282.

41.          Shaedel, B., & Azaiz, F. (2007). Israeli Educators in a Multicultural Community-Encounters and Transformations. The international Journal of knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 6, 96-105.

42.          Azaiza, F. & Cohen, M. (2008). Between Traditional and Modern Perceptions of Breast and Cervical Cancer screenings: a Qualitative Study of Arab Women in Israel. Psycho-Oncology, 17, 34-41. IF: 2.684.

43.          Azaiza, F., Bar-Hamburger, R. and Moran, M. (2008). Psychoactive Substance Use              among Arab Adolescents in Israel. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 8 (1), 21-43.

      b. Azaiza, F., Bar Hamburger, R. and Moran, M. (2007). Psycho-active substance use among Arab school students in Israel: An epidemiological study. Society and Welfare, 27, 377-401 (Hebrew).

44.          Azaiza, F. (2008). The Perception and utilization of social support in times of cultural change: The case of Arabs in Israel. International Journal of Social Welfare, 17 (3), 198-203. IF: 0.494.

45.          Azaiza, F. & Cohen, M. (2008). Colorectal Cancer Screening Intentions, and Predictors in Jewish and Arab Israelis: a Population-Based Study. Health Education & Behavior, 35 (4), 478-493. IF: 2.194.

46.          Azaiza, F., Shoham, M., Bar-Hamburger, R. & Abu-Asba, K. (2008). Patterns of Psychoactive Substance Use among Arab Secondary School Students in Israel. Substance Use & Misuse, 43 (11), 1477-1494. IF: 0.725.

47.          Azaiza, F., Shoham, M., Bar-Hamburger, R., & Abu-Asbeh, K. (2008). Substance Use among Druze Adolescent Students in Israel: Identifying Predictors and Patterns of Use. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 69, 840-847 (see also published book chapter no. 2). IF: 2.065.

48.          Hertz-Lazarowitz, R., Mor-Sommerfeld, A., Zelniker, T. & Azaiza, F. (2008). From ethnic segregation to bilingual education: What can bilingual education do for the future of the Israeli Society? Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 6 (2). (E-journal, no page numbers).

49.          Cohen, M. & Azaiza, F. (2008). Developing and Testing an Instrument for Identifying Culture-Specific Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening in Israeli-Arab Women. Acta Oncologica, 47(8), 1570-1577.  IF: 2.265.

50.          Azaiza, F. (2008) Appropriateness of the helpline as a mode of service delivery in minority communities: The case of the Arab population in Israel. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 18 (4), 463-476.

51.          Azaiza, F., Shoham, M., Bar-Hamburger, R., & Abu-Asbeh, K. (2008). Psychoactive Substance Use among Arab Adolescent School Dropouts in Israel: a Phenomenon and its Implications. Health and Social Care in the Community, 17 (1), 27-35. IF: 1.101.

52.          Amara, M., Azaiza, F., Hertz-Lazarowitz, R. & Mor-Sommerfeld, A. (2009). A New Bilingual Education in the Conflict-Ridden Israeli Reality: Language Practices. Language & Education, 23 (1), 15-35.

53.          Ganayem, A., Rafaeli, S., & Azaiza, F. (2009). Digital Divide: Internet Usage within the Arab Society in Israel. Megamot, 46 (1-2), 164-196. (Hebrew).

54.          Latzer, Y., Azaiza, F. & Tzischinsky, O. (2009). Eating Attitudes and Dieting Behavior among Religious Subgroups of Israeli-Arab Adolescent Females. Journal of Religion and Health, 48, 189-199. IF: 0.358.

55.          Cohen, M., Werner, P., & Azaiza, F. (2009). Emotional Reactions of Arab Lay Persons to a Person with Alzheimer's Disease. Aging and Mental Health, 13 (1), 31-37. IF: 1.127.

56.          Azaiza, F., Bar-Hamburger, R., & Abu-Asbeh, K. (2010). Druze Adolescent Dropouts in Israel and their Use of Psychoactive Substances. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 9 (1), 1-13.

57.          Azaiza, F., Ron, P., Shoham, M., & Gigini, I. (2010). Death and Dying Anxiety among Elderly Arab Muslims in Israel. Death Studies, 34 (4), 351-364. IF: 0.831.

58.          Hertz-Lazarowitz, R., Zelniker, T. &  Azaiza, F. (2010). 'Theoretical framework for Cooperative Participatory Action Research (CPAR) in a multicultural campus: the social drama model', Intercultural Education, 21 (3), 269- 279.

 

59.          Hertz-Lazarowitz, R., Azaiza, F., Farah, A., Peretz, H., & Zelniker, T. (2010). Psychological aspects of the life on campus on Haifa, before and after the second Lebanon war: a comparative survey for the years 2006-2007. Studies in Educational Administration & Organization, 31, 135-181 (Hebrew).

 

60.          Shapira, T. Arar, K. & Azaiza F. (2010). Arab Women Principals' Empowerment and Leadership in Israel. Journal of Educational Administration, 48 (6), 704-715

 

61.          Cohen, M., & Azaiza, F. (2010). Increasing Breast Examinations Among Arab Women Using a Tailored Culture-Based Intervention. Behavioral Medicine, 36(3), 92–99. IF: 1.370.

 

62.          Azaiza, F., Cohen, M, Awad, M., & Daoud, F. (2010). Factors Associated with Low Screening for Breast Cancer in the Palestinian Authority: Relations of Availability, Environmental Barriers and Cancer-Related Fatalism. Cancer, 116 (19), 4436-4439. IF: 5.418.

• An editorial related to this paper was published in Cancer: Anderson, B.O. (2010). Understanding social obstacles to early breast cancer detection is critical to improving breast cancer outcome in low- and middle-resource countries. Cancer, 116, 4436-4429.

 

63.          Abu-Baker, K., & Azaiza, F. (2010). Strategies for Closing the Educational Gaps among Palestinian Couples in Israel. Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World, 8, 154–180.

 

64.          Azaiza, F., Bar-Hamburger, R., Shoham, M. & Abu-Asba, K. (2010). Drug and Alcohol Use among Secondary School Students from Israel’s Arab Population: Patterns and Trends. Megamot, 47 (2), 213-235. (in Hebrew).

 

65.          Shapira, T. Arar, K., & Azaiza F. (2011). 'They didn't consider me and No-one even took me into Account': Women School Principals in the Arab Education System in Israel. Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 39 (1), 25-43.

 

66.          Azaiza, F., Rimmerman, A., Croitoru, T., & Naon, D. (2011). Participation in Leisure Activities by Arab Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Living in the Community. International Journal of Social Welfare, 20 (1), 97-103. (IF: 0.494).

 

67.          Azaiza, F., Hertz-Lazarowitz, R., Shoham, M., Amara, M., 'Ali, Nohad, & Mor-Sommerfeld, A. (2011). Attitudes towards Bilingual Arab-Hebrew Education in Israel: a Comparative Study of Jewish and Arab Adults. Language, Culture & Curriculum, 24 (2), 179-193.

 

68.          Azaiza, F., Ron, P., Shoham, M., & Tinsky-Roimi, T. (2011) Death and Dying Anxiety among Bereaved and Non-Bereaved Elderly Parents. Death Studies, 35(7), 610-624. (IF: 0.831).

 

69.          Azaiza, F., Cohen, M., Daoud, F., & Awad, M. (2011). Traditional-Westernizing continuum of change in screening behaviors: Comparison between Arab women in Israel and the West Bank. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 128 (1), 219-227. (IF: 4.859)

 

70.          Duvdevany, I., Azaiza, F., & Rbach, M. (2012). Arab parents' attitudes toward out-of-home placement of their adult children with psychiatric disability. Illness, Crisis and Loss, 20 (1), 33-48.

 

71.          Azaiza, F., Rimmerman, A., Croitoru, T., & Naon, D. (2012). Participation in leisure activities of Jewish and Arab adults with intellectual disabilities living in the community. Journal of Leisure Research, 44 (3), 379-391.

72.          Shapira, T., Arrar, K., & Azaiza, F. (2012). "They didn't really want me; they didn't open the door for me; they didn't roll out the carpet for me": Women principals in the Arab sector in Israel. Study and Research in Teacher Training, 13, 312-337 (in Hebrew).

 

73.          Goldblatt, H., Cohen, M., Azaiza, F., & Rimon, M. (2013).  Being Within or Being Between? The Cultural Context of Arab Women’s Experience of Coping with Breast Cancer in Israel. Psycho-Oncology 22(4), 869-875. Doi: 10.1002/pon.3078 [IF=4.044, 11/74 Psychology, Multidisciplinary, Q1; V] (21 citations)

 

74.  Azaiza, F. (2013). Processes of Conservation and Change in Arab Society in Israel: Implications for the Health and Welfare of the Indigenous Arab Population. International Journal of Social Welfare, 22(1), 15-24. (IF: 0.494).

75.  Lavy, S., Mikulnicer, M., & Azaiza, F. (2012). Attachment Patterns of Arabs and Jews in Israel - Are They Really So Different? Israeli Journal of Psychiatry 49(3), 184-193.

76.  Latzer, Y., Azaiza, F., & Tzischinsky, O. (2014). Not just a western girls' problem: Eating attitudes among Israeli-Arab adolescent boys and girls. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 19(3) 382-394.

77.  Freund, A. Cohen, M. Azaiza, F. (2014). The Doctor is Just a Messenger: Beliefs of Ultraorthodox Jewish Women in Regard to Breast Cancer and Screening.  Journal of Religion & Health, 53(4), 1075-1090. Doi10.1007/s10943-013-9695-0 (IF=0.977, 113/153 in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health, Q3, v) (8 citations according to Googl's my citation).

78.  Lawental, M., Shoham, M, Ron, P., & Azaiza, F. (2014). Tobacco and Alcohol Use among Arab adults in Israel: Findings from a Nationwide Study. Drug and Alcohol Review 33(3), 327-342.

79.  Lawental, M., Shoham, M., Ron, P., & Azaiza, F. (2015). Prevalence of illicit substance use among Arab Adults in Israel: Findings from a National Survey. Drug and Alcohol Review, (14 pages).

80.  Baruch, Y., Moran, G., Lahman, M., & Azaiza, F.(2015). This rehabilitation plan is not mine” – why individuals do not implement the decisions of the rehabilitation committee. Society and Welfare 35(1), 7-32.

81.  Moran, G., Baruch, Y., Azaiza, F., & Lahman, M. (2015). Why do mental health consumers who receive rehabilitation services, are not using them? A qualitative investigation of users’ perspective in Israel. Community Mental Health Journal, (14 pages).

82.  Azaiza, F., Soffer, M., & Taubman, D. (2015). Social Work Education in Israel. Indian Journal of Social Work, 75-94.

83.  Schaedel, B., Freund, A., Azaiza, F., Hertz-Lazarowitz, R., Boehm, A., & Eshet, Y. (2015). School climate and teacher’s perception of parental involvement in Jewish and Arab Primary schools in Israel? International Journal About Parents in Education, 9(1), 77-92.

84.  Jaffe, K., Hammad, A., Hamade, H., Cohen, M., & Azaiza, F. (2015). Cultural Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening Among Arab American Women. Arab Health Journal, 3, 19-25.

 

85.  Elboim-Gabyzon, M., Agmon, M., Azaiza, F., & Laufer.,Y. (2016). Translation and Validation of the Arab Version of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument: A Cross Sectional Study. BMC Geriatrics, 15(1),1-8.

86.  Goldblatt, H., Cohen, M., & Azaiza, F. (2016). Expression of emotions related to the experience of cancer in younger and older Arab breast cancer survivors. Ethnicity & Health, 21, 564-577. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2016.1143089. [IF=  2.055,  1/15 Ethnic Studies, Q1; V]

87.  Dwolatzky, T., Brodsky, J., Azaiza, F., Clarfield, M., Jacobs, J., & Litwin, H. (2017). Coming of age: Healthcare challenges of an aging population in Israel. Lancet, 389, 2542-2550. doi:10.1016/S0140-736(17)30789-4. [IF=14.8]

88.  Freund, A. Cohen, M. Azaiza, F. (2017). Factors Associated with Routine screening for the   Early Detection of Breast Cancer in Faith-Based Communities.  Ethnicity & Health. Doi 10.1080/13557858.2017.1346176 (IF= 2.055, Rank 2/17 in Medical Ethics, Q1, V).

89.  Freund, A. Cohen, M. Azaiza, F. (2017). A culturally tailored intervention for promoting breast cancer screening among women from faith-based communities in Israel: A randomized controlled study. Research on Social Work Practice. (IF=1.586, Rank 8/42 in Social Work, Q1, V) (28pp.)

90.  Freund, A., Schaedel, B., Azaiza, F., Hertz-Lazarowitz, R., Boehm, A. (2018). Parental Involvement among Jewish and Arab parents: Patterns and contextual predictors. Children and Youth Services Review, 35, 194-201.

91.  Shorer, S., Goldblatt, H., Caspi, Y & Azaiza, F. (2018). Culture as a Double-Edged Sword: The Posttraumatic Experience of Indigenous Ethnic Minority Veterans. Qualitative Health Research, 28, 766–777. doi: 10.1177/1049732318756041 [IF= 2.413,  10/98 Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary, Q1; V]